About the Authors

Fouad El Baidouri, Francine Pratlong, Christophe Ravel
Department of Parasitology, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France

Laure Diancourt
Pasteur Institute, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

Vincent Berry, François Chevenet
Méthodes et Algorithmes pour la Bioinformatique, LIRMM, UMR 5506 CNRS – Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France, Institut de Biologie Computationnelle, Montpellier, France

François Chevenet
MIVEGEC, CNRS 5290, IRD 224, Universités Montpellier 1 et 2, Montpellier, France

Pierre Marty
Parasitologie-Mycologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice et Faculté de Médecine, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Inserm U 1065, Nice, France

Corresponding Author

christophe.ravel@univ-montp1.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CR LD VB FC. Performed the experiments: FEB LD CR. Analyzed the data: CR FEB LD VB FC PM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FP VB FC. Wrote the paper: CR LD FEB. DNA sequencing: FEB LD.